XEmbed ipc semantics

Navindra Umanee navindra at cs.mcgill.ca
Fri Aug 22 22:59:21 EEST 2003

Owen Taylor <otaylor at redhat.com> wrote:
> Well, the canonical example in this area is Bonobo, a complete CORBA
> framework for interprocess widget and (to some extent) document 
> embedding that uses XEMBED.
> But that doesn't really count as "simple ipc messages"

KDE has DCOP for simple IPC/RPC messages:


In KDE, DCOP is dependent on Qt but independent DCOP bindings for C
are also available.  

An XmlRpc bridge is also available:


For intra-process widget embedding, KDE has KParts:


XParts is available for embedding non-KDE widgets or inter-process
widgets such as OOo, Mozilla, ViM...

> (This is actually, I believe a formal description of something found in
> the KDE libraries; I forget the name of the KDE classes.)


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